Police Respond To High Number Of Weekend Calls

Saskatoon Police officers were kept very busy over the weekend, responding to just under 1100 calls for service. Emergency calls included everything from a stabbing in Central Division, numerous stolen vehicles in East Division, and break and enters and a street assault in Northwest Division.

On October 29, 2016, Police responded to a report of an injured man in the 200 block of Avenue F North. They located a 46 year old man suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound. He was transported to hospital for treatment. The incident is under investigation.

On October 30, 2016, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Patrol Officers spotted a stolen vehicle with an Ontario license plate. The officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop at 105th Street and Central Avenue. A 17 year old Saskatoon boy was arrested and has been charged with Theft of Motor Vehicle. The vehicle involved was one of eight reported stolen vehicles and two recovered stolen autos over the weekend in East Division.

In Northwest Division at approximately 3:00 a.m., October 29, 2016, two males were approached by two unknown suspects and beaten with baseball bats while walking in the area of 34th Street and Idylwyld Drive. The victims sustained only minor injuries. The suspects fled the scene on foot.